Invention and Invention-Disclosure

Employees of TU Darmstadt obliged by law (as per §5 Act on Employee Inventions (ArbErfG)) to communicate and report their inventions to its Employer TU Darmstadt, Dezernat VI C – Referat Forschungstransfer.

How do I report my invention to TU Darmstadt?


When is something an invention?

I made an invention, do I have to report it (when and how)?

What is the difference between a job-related invention and unbound invention?

What is the meaning of claim and release?

What are the benefits of the claim by TU Darmstadt to the inventors?


Further information

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